Meaning of MUMMY in English

I. noun (plural mummies) Etymology: Middle English mummie powdered parts of a mummified body used as a drug, from Anglo-French mumie, from Medieval Latin mumia ~, powdered ~, from Arabic mūmiya bitumen, ~, from Persian mūm wax Date: 1615 1. a body embalmed or treated for burial with preservatives in the manner of the ancient Egyptians, a body unusually well preserved, one resembling a ~, see: mommy

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